We hope you've had a great week! It's Friday, and today we're sharing what we've been reading online this week! Here are our "best" from around the web.
1. 10 Things You Can Do To Increase Your Conversion Rate In The Next 10 Minutes — Sleeknote
Conversion funnels are complex. There are lots of pieces that need to be moved to create a system that consistently turns web visitors into leads and leads into customers. But opportunity lies in each element: landing pages, form fields, design, copy, etc. If you make some small tweaks to optimize these individual elements, guess what happens? They will come together to create a leaner and more efficient conversion funnel. Here are 10 key steps that will take you about 10 minutes each to implement.
2. 140 Characters, the Definining Quirk of Twitter, Becomes a Relic of the Past — AdAge
Twitter's 140-character limit died this week. Twitter is expanding its character limit on text posts to 280 characters from 140, starting with a subset of users. The company is describing the move as a test, but the writing is on the wall. Here's whatyou need to know.
3. How to Prepare Your Business for the Voice Search Revolution — Convince & Convert
This article analyzes the results of a survey of more than 900 mobile phone users to find out how they use voice search, providing insight into the way that digital marketing and SEO are changing.
4. 50 Easy Ways to Become More Productive Right Now — HubSpot
This infographic compiles 50 small habit changes, free tools, and quick-and-dirty tips you can start using right now to get more productive. Whether you’re looking to focus, save time, prioritize, or get motivated, you’re guaranteed to find strategies in this grab bag of productivity hacks that’ll work for you.
5. 6 Clever Ways to Drive New Revenue Opportunities with Social Media Content — Social Media Today
Most marketers don’t think social media can drive revenue; it’s simply a communication channel, a place to share content. But, by using authentic content, you can amplify your marketing efforts and increase all aspects of your business (including revenue). Here's how can you use the powers of authentic content to drive revenue.